Next Generation Demand Management: People, Process, Analytics, and Technology
Business Knowledge Series course
Presented by Charles Chase, Jr., Advisory Industry Consultant, SAS Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Global Practice
This course focuses on the next generation demand management with a focus on people, processes, analytics, and technology -- with an emphasis on analytics -- that drive improved demand forecasting and planning within retail/manufacturing companies. After completing this two-day course, you will be able to implement a multi-step demand management process and champion the critical shift in leadership to change the corporate culture necessary to drive adoption and accountability, while never losing focus on continually improving demand forecasting and planning excellence. Commercial and demand forecasting professionals at large consumer products, electronics, sportswear, appliance, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and other related manufacturing companies, as well as retailers, can master the key principles of demand-driven planning, gain new analytics skillsets, and implement a demand-driven planning process that your company can implement to transition to the next generation demand management.
This course is a combination of lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises using the latest SAS Demand-Driven Planning solutions. Students will be able to follow along with the instructor during demos that use the actual technology.
Note: This course was previously titled Best Practices in Demand-Driven Forecasting.
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Who should attend
Before attending this course, you should have some knowledge of basic statistics and demand forecasting.
This course addresses SAS Forecast Server software.
What is Demand-Driven Forecasting?
Quantitative Forecasting Methods Using Time Series Data